Tag archives for Melbourne

Travel Lens: Yotam Ottolenghi’s World

Star chef, restaurateur, and food writer Yotam Ottolenghi is known for combining flavors and traditions from his Middle Eastern upbringing with those from the Mediterranean, North Africa, and Asia to create his own brand of fusion forged from a well-stamped passport. Here’s a look at the world through his unique lens (and appetite).

Australia’s Great Ocean Road

The Great Ocean Road is one of the only scenic drives in the world that can claim a mix of rugged scenery, some of Earth’s tallest trees, sea stacks of towering rock, and surfers. But marsupial wildlife as prebreakfast comic relief? Well played, Australia.

I Heart My City: Kids Edition

It’s time for another special edition of I Heart My City! This time we’re serving up recommendations for the best educational experiences for kids (and kids at heart) in 15 cities around the world from the people who know them best: our ever-inspirational I Heart My City community. They also happen to be fun.

The Radar: $100 Weekend in Melbourne, How to be an Expert iVideographer, SCUBA in Honduras

The Radar: The top travel news, stories, trends, and ideas from across the Web. Got Radar? Follow us on Twitter @NatGeoTraveler and tag your favorite travel stories from the Web #ngtradar. Check back on the blog for our roundups

The Radar: Amsterdam’s Best Budget Hotels, 10 Scenic Golf Courses, Get Kissed by a Koala

The Radar: Top travel news, stories, trends, and ideas from across the web. Got Radar? Follow us on Twitter @NatGeoTraveler and tag your favorite travel stories from the Web #ngtradar. Check back the next day for our daily roundup.

I Heart My City: Christine’s Melbourne

Welcome back city-lovers to another Wednesday edition of I Heart My City! This week’s insider tour is from American expat Christine Amorose who works and lives in Melbourne, Australia. Here are Christine’s tips on the best places to eat, drink, and play in a city recently named the most livable in the world. Melbourne is My…

Where’s Andrew? Music in Melbourne

I traveled to Australia because it’s what I know least. It’s the farthest place from home and literally the opposite end of my world. Where better to begin my digital wanderings than in a huge, almost-empty continent on the flip side of the globe? (It also helps that it’s summer down here.) I flew to…

Where’s Andrew? Balloon Boy

Just one day after planting my feet on the great Australian continent, I took off again. Flying in a hot air balloon was something that I’d always wanted to try. It also proved a nice introduction to the city of Melbourne. Some of the first modern cartographers used hot air balloons to make their maps…

Tour Guide: Homeless World Cup

Scotland wins the Homeless World Cup 2007 in Copenhagen For those who can’t wait for the soccer World Cup in 2010 in South Africa, there’s a different type of World Cup going on this year Down Under. This year, Melbourne is hosting the annual the Homeless World Cup, an international event featuring 500 footy players…